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New Jersey Makers Day at Piscataway Public Library

Sat, March 10, 10:30 AM

Kennedy Library , Piscataway

New Jersey Makers Day at Piscataway Public Library

Arts & Entertainment Education

Add to My Calendar 03/10/2018 10:30am 03/10/2018 4:00pm America/New_York New Jersey Makers Day at Piscataway Public Library

Join us on Saturday, March 10th for a day of creating, building, and making - It's our 4th Annual New Jersey Makers Day!

With activities at our Kennedy Library and our Westergard Library, plan to bring the whole family and spend the day at the Library.

Check out piscatawaylibrary.org/content/makersday2018 for more information!

Please contact Kathleen DiGiulio at ...

500 Hoes Lane Piscataway, NJ 08854
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Sat, March 10, 1:30 PM

Chinese New Year, South Plainfield

2018 Chinese New Year Celebration at the South ...

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 03/10/2018 1:30pm 03/10/2018 4:00pm America/New_York 2018 Chinese New Year Celebration at the South Plainfield Senior Center

Buddha's Light International Association of New Jersey(BLIA-NJ), New Jersey Buddhist Culture Center(NJBCC), South Plainfield Cultural Arts Commission, and the South Plainfield Public Library will hold a grand 2018 Chinese New Year Celebration at the South Plainfield Senior Center on March 10, 2018 from 1:30-4pm. There will be exciting performances from 1:30-3pm, including lion dance, folk ...

South Plainfield Senior Center South Plainfield, NJ 07080
Bridgewater-Raritan Winter Guard Home Show

Sat, March 10, 4:00 PM

Bridgewater-Raritan High School, Bridgewater

Bridgewater-Raritan Winter Guard Home Show

Arts & Entertainment Education

Add to My Calendar 03/10/2018 4:00pm 03/10/2018 9:30pm America/New_York Bridgewater-Raritan Winter Guard Home Show

The Bridgewater-Raritan High School Winter Guard is hosting their second Home show at Bridgewater-Raritan High School, 600 Garretson Road. Start time 4:00PM. Tickets will be sold at the door and hot/cold concessions will be available for purchase! Guards and Percussion Ensembles throughout New Jersey will perform in competition. BRHS is scheduled to perform their show entitled What Dreams May ...

600 Garretson Road Bridgewater, NJ 08807
Masterwork Chorus to Perform All-Bernstein Concert

Sat, March 10, 7:30 PM

Chatham United Methodist Church, Chatham

Masterwork Chorus to Perform All-Bernstein Concert

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 03/10/2018 7:30pm 03/10/2018 9:30pm America/New_York Masterwork Chorus to Perform All-Bernstein Concert

The Masterwork Chorus, led by Music Director Chris Shepard, will mark the 100th birthday of Leonard Bernstein with The Bernstein Centenary, a joyous concert of his most iconic music, at the Chatham United Methodist Church, 460 Main Street, Chatham, on Saturday, March 10, 2018 at 7:30 pm.

The all-Bernstein concert will include excerpts from West Side Story and Candide, as well as selections ...

460 Main Street Chatham, NJ 07928
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Fri, March 16, 7:00 PM

The Grove, Cedar Grove

Susan G. Komen North Jersey

Giving Back Other

Add to My Calendar 03/16/2018 7:00pm 03/16/2018 11:00pm America/New_York Susan G. Komen North Jersey

Komen North Jersey will be “taking a bold leap forward” at its annual Pink Tie Party, as it sets its sights on its BOLD GOAL to reduce the number of breast cancer deaths in the U.S. by 50% by the year 2026. Funds raised at this signature event will help towards achieving this goal, which will be accomplished by improving access of the underserved to quality and timely cancer care and ...

691 Pompton Avenue Cedar Grove, NJ 07009
Self-Publish Now: How to Publish Your Book

Sun, March 18, 2:00 PM

Piscataway

Self-Publish Now: How to Publish Your Book

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 03/18/2018 2:00pm 03/18/2018 4:00pm America/New_York Self-Publish Now: How to Publish Your Book

The writers group at the Piscataway will be presenting a free event to the public on self-publishing. Topics will include how to use Amazon CreateSpace and low-cost marketing tips followed by a Q&A. Participants will then get the opportunity to mingle with the authors and peruse their books.

The panel will include:

Bonnie Brunish, self-published author
Candace Waller, ...

500 Hoes Lane Piscataway, NJ 08854
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Thu, March 22, 5:30 PM

Piscataway High School, Piscataway

Going for the Gold Culinary Event

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 03/22/2018 5:30pm 03/22/2018 7:30pm America/New_York Going for the Gold Culinary Event

This Thursday, March 22, from 5:30-7:30 pm, take a night off from cooking and bring the family to enjoy a night of international foods at Piscataway High School! Professional chefs have planned a menu fit for Olympic Champions, and along with PHS Chef-Assistants, will compete for the most inventive and tasty meals at they Go for the Gold!

Five stations will feature favorite foods, including ...

100 Behmer Road Piscataway, NJ 08854
Motown the Musical

Fri, March 23, 8:00 PM

State Theatre New Jersey , New Brunswick

Motown the Musical

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 03/23/2018 8:00pm 03/25/2018 5:00pm America/New_York Motown the Musical

“MORE THAN A BROADWAY SHOW. A CELEBRATION OF MUSIC THAT TRANSFORMED AMERICA!”—CBS Sunday Morning

It began as one man's story… became everyone's music… and is now Broadway's musical. Motown The Musical is the true American dream story of Motown founder Berry Gordy’s journey from featherweight boxer to the heavyweight music mogul who launched the ...

15 Livingston Avenue New Brunswick, NJ 08901
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Sat, March 24, 11:00 AM

Piscataway Little League Fields, Piscataway

Annual Piscataway Easter Egg Hunt

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 03/24/2018 11:00am 03/24/2018 12:00pm America/New_York Annual Piscataway Easter Egg Hunt

Easter egg hunt at the Piscataway Little League fields on Saturday, March 24th at 11 a.m.

Bring your children up to eleven years of age to search for Easter eggs and meet the Easter Bunny.

Sponsored by Piscataway PBA Local 93.

Many thanks to the volunteer work of our Piscataway Township Police Department officers who are putting on such a great event!

491 Sidney Road Piscataway, NJ 08854
Motown the Musical

Sat, March 24, 8:00 PM

State Theatre New Jersey , New Brunswick

Motown the Musical

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 03/24/2018 8:00pm 03/26/2018 5:00pm America/New_York Motown the Musical

“MORE THAN A BROADWAY SHOW. A CELEBRATION OF MUSIC THAT TRANSFORMED AMERICA!”—CBS Sunday Morning

It began as one man's story… became everyone's music… and is now Broadway's musical. Motown The Musical is the true American dream story of Motown founder Berry Gordy’s journey from featherweight boxer to the heavyweight music mogul who launched the ...

15 Livingston Avenue New Brunswick, NJ 08901
Motown the Musical

Sun, March 25, 8:00 PM

State Theatre New Jersey , New Brunswick

Motown the Musical

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 03/25/2018 8:00pm 03/27/2018 5:00pm America/New_York Motown the Musical

“MORE THAN A BROADWAY SHOW. A CELEBRATION OF MUSIC THAT TRANSFORMED AMERICA!”—CBS Sunday Morning

It began as one man's story… became everyone's music… and is now Broadway's musical. Motown The Musical is the true American dream story of Motown founder Berry Gordy’s journey from featherweight boxer to the heavyweight music mogul who launched the ...

15 Livingston Avenue New Brunswick, NJ 08901
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Thu, March 29, 7:00 PM

Piscataway High School, Piscataway

Arbor PTO-Harlem Wizards Basketball Game

Arts & Entertainment Education

Add to My Calendar 03/29/2018 7:00pm 03/29/2018 10:00pm America/New_York Arbor PTO-Harlem Wizards Basketball Game

The Harlem Wizards are coming to Piscataway on Thursday, March 29, 2018

to Play the P-Way All-Stars!!!

What makes a Wizards show “awe-inspiring” or as the kids and teens say, “off the hizzle?” Some say it’s the oohs and aahs created by the thunderous, sky-high slams. For others it’s the humor and seeing the teachers being good sports and having fun on ...

100 Behmer Road Piscataway, NJ 08854
A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder

Fri, April 6, 8:00 PM

State Theatre New Jersey, New Brunswick

A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 04/06/2018 8:00pm 04/06/2018 10:00pm America/New_York A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder

Getting away with murder can be so much fun…and there’s no better proof than the knock-‘em-dead hit show that’s earned unanimous raves and won the 2014 Tony Award® for Best Musical—A Gentleman’s Guide To Love & Murder! Coming direct from New York, where a most gentlemanly NPR critic said he’d “never laughed so hard at a broadway ...

15 Livingston Avenue New Brunswick, NJ 08901

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Car Hits Construction Vehicle, then Another Vehicle in Route 18 Crash

November 15, 2019

OLD BRIDGE, NJ - An accident occurred when a car traveling south in the left lane of Route !8 hit a road construction vehicle and then sped into the right lane this morning.

Middlesex County Acting Prosecutor Christopher L.C. Kuberiet and Chief William Volkert of the Old Bridge Police Department announced today that police are investigating a motor vehicle crash in which one person was ...

Jamesburg Man Charged with Murder in Stabbing Deaths of his Father and Another Township Resident

JAMESBURG, NJ - A dangerous blaze covered the evidence of two murders in a Jamesburg house fire last Wednesday, November 6, 2019.  Jaree D. Kitchen has been charged with the first-degree murder of his father Clifford Kitchen.  Now he will face the same charge in the stabbing death of Gregory Fischer.

Middlesex County Acting Prosecutor Christopher L.C. Kuberiet and Chief ...

South Plainfield Celebrates Diwali at Senior Center

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – The borough held its Diwali celebration Saturday, inviting members of the community to learn all about the Hindu festival of lights. The event was hosted by the South Plainfield Public Library and took at the South Plainfield Senior Center.

“Our goal is to make Diwali more accessible to our patrons, to help them understand it and to give them a chance to take ...

New Exhibits Featured in Kennedy Library

PISCATAWAY, NJ - Stop by Kennedy Library to enjoy Erik Burro's Legacy of  Remembrance photography exhibit and Pauline Perlman's Faceless Dolls exhibit. 

The works of these talented artists will be on display through the end of November. 

The New Jersey Origins of Green Bean Casserole

November 16, 2019

Ever wonder where the Thanksgiving classic Green Bean Casserole came from? Turns out it was created in the Garden State.

The turkey day staple was invented in 1955 in Campbell’s test kitchen in Camden by recipe developer Dorcas Reilly, who Campbell’s refers to as the “Grandmother of Green Bean Casserole.”

According to Smithsonian.com, the Associated ...

Rutgers Awarded 'Greatest Growth in Student Voter Turnout' in Big Ten Voting Challenge

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - More and more Rutgers students are voting.

The university had the greatest gains in student voter turnout over the past four years in the Big Ten Voting Challenge – a nonpartisan initiative to spur civic engagement and encourage more students to head to the polls.

Launched in 2017, the Big Ten Voting Challenge awards two campuses for their student voting efforts: ...

Obituaries

South Plainfield - Anna Serido, 104, passed away peacefully on Monday, November 11, 2019 at her ...
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Piscataway – Julia Rose Ungermah, 31, passed away suddenly on Friday, October 18, ...
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Property Taxes in New Jersey: Still an Ongoing Issue

Over half of Garden State property tax bills go toward educating the state's nearly 1.4 million public school students.

The average New Jersey tax bill is $8,767. About 52.6% of that, or $4,610, is the taxes the local school district levies on homeowners and property owners, according to data from the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs.

But the average taxpayers in some ...

Freeholder Director Rios Encourages Year-Long Support for Vets

MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - Veterans Day was originally called Armistice Day.  At the first Armistice Day, on November 11, 1919, President Wilson stated:

“To us in America, the reflections of Armistice Day will be filled with solemn pride in the heroism of those who died in the country’s service and with gratitude for the victory, both because of the thing from which it has freed ...

Edison Police Arrest North Brunswick Man After Stolen SUV Chase

November 15, 2019

EDISON NJ – A North Brunswick man is under arrest after allegedly leading police on a Veteran’s Day chase in a stolen sport utility vehicle on Route 1 into the Avenel section of Woodbridge where the vehicle struck a pickup and snapped apart a utility pole.

During the pursuit, police said Ibe O. Allah Jr., 18, ignored traffic signals, struck another vehicle near Parsonage Road and, ...

US Attorney: Hillsborough Man Swindled Elderly Clients, Dodged Taxes

TRENTON, N.J. – A Hillsborough man admitted in US District Court yesterday to engaging in a Ponzi scheme targeting elderly investors and to subscribing to a false tax return, according to U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito.

Daniel Rivera, 60, of Hillsborough, and former financial advisor, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Anne E. Thompson in Trenton federal court to one count of wire ...

Driver Gets 5 Years in 2015 Crash that Killed Hillsborough Woman

SOMERVILLE, NJ – A Plainsboro man has been sentenced to five years in a New Jersey State Prison following his conviction on a charge of second degree vehicular homicide connected to a collision that killed a 50-year-old Hillsborough woman in 2015.

Sahil Kulgod, 25 of Adams Court, Plainsboro, was sentenced by Judge Robert A. Ballard, Jr.  in Somerset County Court on Nov. 8th.. The No ...

Dash, Splash, and Bash With Thanks4Giving In Asbury Park

November 15, 2019

ASBURY PARK, NJ – On Saturday, November 16, 2019, Thanks4Giving to benefit Special Olympics New Jersey (SONJ) will be held near Convention Hall in Asbury Park, NJ. This annual plunge has evolved into two great events, now incorporating a run along the boardwalk in the all new Turkey Dash 5K before plungers take the Turkey Splash in the crisp Atlantic Ocean.

Organized by the Law ...

Somerset: Cedar Hill Prep Honors Veteran's Day

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - Pre-Kindergarten students from Cedar Hill Prep commemorated Veteran's Day Monday, Nov. 11. 

"The Pre- Kindergarten classes were honored to have our very own Petty Officer First Class Christine Smith visit us in our classroom in celebration of Veterans Day," CHP officials said in an announcement. 

Smith joined the United States Navy ...

Freeholder Director Rios Encourages Year-Long Support for Vets

November 7, 2019

MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - Veterans Day was originally called Armistice Day.  At the first Armistice Day, on November 11, 1919, President Wilson stated:

“To us in America, the reflections of Armistice Day will be filled with solemn pride in the heroism of those who died in the country’s service and with gratitude for the victory, both because of the thing from which it has freed ...

Thanks for the Memories

I want to Marie Kondo my head.

I want to remove all the junk in there that is no longer giving me joy.

Actually, I don’t really know much about Marie Kondo, other than a vague understanding that she is the guru of decluttering. Once while surfing Netflix, I clicked on her show, Tidying Up. I thought it might be some sort of grisly crime scene drama.

It turns out it was a reality TV ...

Stop Lecturing Your Kids... And Do This Instead

You’re trying to get some cooperation, or to make a point with your teen. You have the best intentions and it’s going well, until it’s not. At some point (usually pretty quickly) it turns into a lecture.  How can you tell?

Look and listen. You see it on your child’s face, or in the eye-rolling. You hear it in a sigh or a groan. Better to stop now.

But you ...